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Bank of England

BofE raises interest rates by 0.25 per cent

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:23

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by a quarter point to 0.5 per cent, the first interest rate rise in a decade. »

John Wilson, Sprott Asset Management

Former Sprott management team launches Ninepoint Partners

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:30

The company created to assume portfolio management of the Canadian diversified asset business of Sprott Asset Management, has been re-named Ninepoint Partners. »

Eurof Uppington, Quaero Capital

New long/short fund aims to profit from disruption

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:33

Eurof Uppington (pictured) is the manager of disruptive innovation strategy at EUR1.5 billion Quaero Capital. »

Dave Labrozzi, Global Jet Capital

Business aviation financing attracting PE firms and hedge funds, says Global Jet Capital

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:45

Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, believes more private equity firms and hedge funds are considering entering the business aviation finance sector to diversify their portfolios and reduce their exposure to equities and bonds and any potential market correction. »

Terri Engelman Rhoads, Kettera

CTA Goldenwise Capital Management added to Kettera's Hydra marketplace

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 07:27

The Quantitative Multi-Strategy program of Goldenwise Capital Management Inc., a volatility arbitrage and trend-capture manager based in Toronto, is now available on Kettera’s fast-growing Hydra marketplace. »

Eddy Travia, Coinsilium

Coinsilium teams with blockchain-focused hedge fund HyperChain Capital

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 16:26

Coinsilium Group Limited, an accelerator that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HyperChain Capital a hedge fund focused on investing in Blockchain companies. »

Irene Perdomo, Devet Capital

Devet Capital sees assets beat USD100m

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 08:40

Systematic alternative investment manager Devet Capital Investments has announced that assets under management have reached USD100 million, having risen from USD29 million in April 2016. “This is an important milestone for us, particularly as our asset growth has been fully organic without any involvement of seeders or accelerators,” says Irene Perdomo, co-founder, Devet Capital Investments.  »

Alan Chu, Meyler Capital

Scotch whisky - Combining a great strategy with a strong brand

Tue, 01/11/2016 - 11:53

By Alan Chu (pictured), Meyler Capital – There’s a high concentration of Scotch distilleries in Scotland: over 100 fully-licensed operations in a country with a population of < 5.5 million people. To put it in perspective, there are more Scotch whisky distilleries than there are McDonald’s outlets in Scotland. On top of that, there are plenty more start-up distilleries entering the fray each year. »

MPI’s endowment research shows highest performers in 2016

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:40

Research and analytics firm MPI has published an assessment of Ivy League endowments’ 2016 FY Performance. The firm writes that asset allocation remains the largest determining factor in endowment performance. »

Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:06

French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe. »


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